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Statewide

2019 Free Fishing Days and Events

On Free Fishing Weekends, you don’t need a license to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon.
That’s no license, no tag, no endorsement needed.

2019 Free Fishing* Weekends/Days

Feb. 16-17 (Saturday & Sunday), President’s Day Weekend
June 1-2 (Saturday & Sunday)
Aug. 17-18 (Saturday & Sunday)
Nov. 29-30 (Friday & Saturday), Thanksgiving Weekend

*The FINE PRINT: Area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply.

Join us at a Free Fishing Event

The first weekend in June is Oregon’s traditional Free Fishing Weekend. On this weekend, ODFW and its partners will be sponsoring fishing events throughout the state. These events are free, and at most we’ll even provide the gear and instruction you’ll need to get started – from baiting the hook to landing your catch.

FREE FISHING WEEKEND EVENTS

JUNE 1, 2019

NEAREST TOWN LOCATION TIME CONTACT SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Alsea Oregon Hatchery Research Center 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Jen Krajcik, 541-487-5510  
Baker City Highwy 203 Pond 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Adrian Cuzick, 541-523-1340  
Bridal Veil Benson State Park, Benson Lake 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Miranda Mendoza, 503-695-2261  
Camp Sherman Wizard Falls Hatchery 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Luke Allen, 541-595-6611  
Chiloquin Klamath Hatchery 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Greg Lipsiea, 541-381-2278  
Clatskanie Gnat Creek Hatchery 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Mike Hazen, 503-455-2234 Parking is located on the hatchery grounds only.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK ALONG THE HIGHWAY
Detroit Hoover Boat Ramp 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Isaac Morris, 503-854-3522 Disabled access available
Diamond Lake Diamond Lake 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Evan Leonetti, 541-464-2175  
Enterprise Marr Pond 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Ron Harrod, 541-426-4467  
Eugene Alton Baker Park 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Emma Garner, 541-726-3515  
Gaston Hagg Lake 6:00 am - 5:00 pm Please register on the following website:   www.imhookedinc.org  
Gervais St. Louis Ponds 9:30 am - 2:00 pm John Cox, 971-673-6034  
Hammond Coffenbury Lake -Fort Stevens State Park 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Dane Osis, 971-338-8030 Disabled access available
Hebo Hebo Lake  10:00 am - 2:00 pm Luke Haworth, 503-392-5141  
Hood River Lost Lake Resort 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Meighan McNerney, 541-806-2341  
Klamath Falls Lake of the Woods Resort 9:00 am - 3:00 pm George Gregory, 541-949-8300  
Lakeside Eel Lake/Tugman STP 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Antonio Salgado, 541-888-5515  
Oakridge Willamette Hatchery 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tami Edmunds, 541-782-2933  
Otis Salmon River Hatchery 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Michelle Viss, 541-994-8606  
Prairie City McHaley Pond 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Brent Smith, 541-575-1167 ext 225  
Rockaway Beach Nedonna Pond 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Brian Johnson, 503-368-6828  
Selma Lake Selmac 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Dan VanDyke, 541-826-8778 ext 234  
Silverton Silverton Marine Park 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Dawn Olson, 503-873-0405,           Ron Bell, 503-931-1346 (For Handicap Access) **SEE BELOW FOR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS EVENT.
Sun River Caldera Springs 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tim Foulk, 541-593-1510  
Sutherlin Cooper Creek Reservoir 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Evan Leonetti, 541-464-2175  
Tillamook Trask River Hatchery 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM James Skaar, 503-842-4090  
Toledo Olalla Reservoir 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Christine Clapp, 541-265-8306,       ext 253  

**SILVERTON SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: 

EVERYONE MUST RIDE THE BUSES TO AND FROM THE FOLLOWING SITES IN SILVERTON.  THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE MARINE PARK. THERE WILL BE BUSSES RUNNING ALL DAY FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

1.  PARKING LOT NEXT TO ROTH'S   918 1ST ST.
2.  PARKING LOT ABOVE DUTCH BROTHER'S  301 WESTFIELD ST.
3.  SILVERTON LIBRARY   410 S WATER ST.
4.  NAZARENE CHURCH   1130 S WATER ST. 
5.  SILVERTON GRANGE  201 DIVISION ST.

Disabled access available

JUNE 2, 2019

NEAREST TOWN LOCATION TIME CONTACT SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Gaston Haag Lake 6:00 am - 5:00 pm Please register on the following website:   www.imhookedinc.org  
Port Orford Arizona Pond 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM David Chambers, 541-332-7025  
Reedsport Lake Marie 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Evan Leonetti, 541-464-2175  

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